R.A. Rodriguez (UK) Ltd


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New transport robot announced by RARUK Automation
Easy-to-use vision-guided pick-and-place system for cobots
RARUK Automation: multiple product launches at the show
Kaydon Bearings celebrates 75 years
New company introduced at Drives & Controls
ISO/TS 15066, specification for collaborative robot safety
R. A. Rodriguez at Drives and Controls 2016, NEC Birmingham
R. A. Rodriguez is UK preferred partner for Universal Robots
New addition to the automation team at R.A. Rodriguez
Eight good reasons to visit RA Rodriguez at PPMA 2015
See R.A. Rodriguez at PPMA 2015
R.A. Rodriguez in new product partnership with MAFU
New thin section bearings catalogue
Production expansion paves the way for new product innovation
Video highlights the advantages of thin section bearings
R.A. Rodriguez at Southern Manufacturing 2015
More key appointments for R. A. Rodriguez
One-stop shop for standard and custom gears
Award-winning bearings supplied by R. A. Rodriguez
R. A. Rodriguez to launch on-line gear shop
R.A. Rodriguez at PPMA 2014
Thin section bearings for commercial aircraft
Sales team expansion at R.A. Rodriguez
Framo Morat drives and customised gear technology
R. A. Rodriguez appoints a dedicated gears manager
New gear products to be exhibited at Drives & Controls show
R. A. Rodriguez extends European network
Andrew Mason of R. A. Rodriguez joins BARA
R.A. Rodriguez at DSEI 2013, ExCeL, London
Affordable robotics demonstrated to industrial users
Affordable robot demonstrates machine loading and unloading
Kaydon CAD models from traceparts online
Try the Universal Robot at the TOTAL 2013 exhibition
Biggest export year ever for R. A. Rodriguez
New long-reach robot launches at PPMA
Turkish appointment for R.A. Rodriguez
RA Rodriguez is UK distributor for Synchrony magnetic bearings
New business division for R.A. Rodriguez
New catalogue of Kaydon turntable bearings
See turntable bearings and other transmission products at DSEi
R. A. Rodriguez to launch new products at PPMA Show
Kaydon Bearings' new website features more information
Record sales for supplier of precision engineering products
R.A. Rodriguez strengthens support for renewable energy
KHK gears available more widely in Europe
Bearings manufactured to AS9100B aerospace standard
Universal Robot wins award for Best Automation System
Bearings, drives and conveyor products at Hillhead 2010
Low-cost robot and palletiser to be shown at Total
R.A. Rodriguez names Military and Aerospace Manager
See R.A. Rodriguez at DSEi 2009
Kaydon slewing rings and turntable bearings in new catalogue
New source for slewing ring, turntable and custom bearings
Kaydon bearings feature in Aerospace and Military Roadshow
R. A. Rodriguez celebrates 40th anniversary
New Framo Morat drive catalogue available
Kaydon wins Bell Helicopter Premier Supplier Award
Large-diameter turntable bearings from R. A. Rodriguez
New Sales and Marketing Manager at R. A. Rodriguez
Andrew Tilley to manage Kaydon bearings in UK
R.A. Rodriguez to exhibit thin-section bearings at DSEI
R.A. Rodriguez to distribute Framo Morat drive components
New catalogue introduces thin-section metric bearings
Kaydon invests in bearing manufacturing plant
New catalogue details ball screws and acme screws
RA Rodriguez to give away 382-page guide to gears

Product articles

MiR100 mobile robot - cost-effective internal transportation
Universal Robots now with machine vision capability
UK source for Cone Drive slewing drives and harmonic gearing
High-reliability disentangler sorts springs and other components
Lightweight, table-top robot for collaborative working
Robotiq grippers and force/torque sensors for Universal Robots
Robots with absolute encoders and adjustable safety
Energy-efficient palletising with ecoSTACK
High-quality linear and rotary axes offer value for money
New source of standard and custom worm gear sets for the UK
Clean room ball transfers enhance product programme
Compact multi-slide, single axis linear units
Precise, repeatable and energy efficient servo press
Ex-stock, high-precision racks and pinions
Universal robot software includes new protocols and a force mode
Low-cost six-axis robot with vision system now available
rotaryARM swivel arm modules offer alternative to SCARA robots
Affordable robot vision: new turnkey package introduced
Custom-developed weather-resistant drive now a standard product
High-quality, ex-stock bevel gears
Modules and accessories for rotary and linear motion
Push-pull chains for high loads and longer strokes
Long-reach, easy teach, robotic arm for automated handling
New, smaller slip-on geared motor has 1600Nm output torque
Linear motion for ATEX environments
Rotary unit promises greater positioning accuracy, higher loads
Bryant TuffCore conveyor pulleys save weight and cost
Micro spur gears in steel, from module 0.40 to module 0.10
Upgraded Universal Robot features greater programming capability
Slewing ring bearings offer high capacity in compact dimensions
Versatile ecoSTACK pallet system requires no compressed air
Rodriguez introduces own-brand turntable bearings
New UK source for conveyor rollers with Durathane coating
Reali-Slim bearings to benefit from changes in manufacturing
New Kaydon thin-section bearing catalogue - with more sizes
Slewing bearings protected for offshore applications
Position indicators extend versatility of hand-adjusted slides
Slewing ring bearings now available in smaller sizes
Gear catalogue includes 200 pages of selection guidance
Component palletising systems can be customised
Low-cost 6-axis robot arm is simple to use yet accurate
Custom geared motors, linear actuators and push-pull chains
DiscPower electric motor-driven gearbox suits hub applications
LinearChain pushes loads as well as pulling
R A Rodriguez introduces KHK spiral bevel gears
Compact slip-on geared motors now available in UK
Power-Line linear guideway is easy to install
IP65 stainless steel linear actuators are ATEX-certified
New series of caged-ball miniature linear guideways
New range of ball bearings for ball screw applications
Reali-Slim bearings last up to five times longer
Combined radial/thrust bearing incorporates angle measurement

Technical articles

Free Guide: How to select the right robot gripper
Specifying standard, modified or customised worm gear sets
When should you specify standard, modified and custom gears?
Palletisers and depalletisers – make or buy?
Universal Robot can be used for collaborative working
Why thin-section bearings suit robot applications

Application Stories

Turntable bearing used in lighthouse lamp refurbishment
Collaborative robot for adhesive application quadruples output
Tea packing system uses Universal Robot
Save cost and lead-time with configurable palletiser
Linear chain takes the heat at BMW Mini
Linear chain proves a grand design
Universal Robot is a star attraction at Honda’s Tech Fest
Space and weight-saving bearings for EOD robot
Push-pull chain moves 8-tonne loads in and out of oven
Kaydon bearings bring humanoid robot to life
Linear actuator – better product and better price
Modular pallet system chosen by medical device manufacturer
Multi-application robot arm is simple to programme
Smooth and consistent linear motion for superior inkjet printing
Third time on Mars for Reali-Slim bearings
Chain drive is lighter, cleaner and cost competitive
Modified ex-stock spiral bevel gears rise to the challenge
Reali-Slim bearings help minimise telescope size and weight
Reali-Slim bearings chosen for Arctic flying
Laser scanner benefits from customised spiral bevel gears
Remanufactured bearings reduce maintenance costs for wind farm
New and remanufactured slewing ring bearings
Push-pull chains specified for industrial washing machines
Slimline bearings used in regenerative brake for bikes
Compacta slip-on geared motors drive swimming pool covers
Turnkey inkjet printing systems configured to order
Low-cost robot automates handling of plastic bottles
LinearChain and Compacta drive used for door automation
Compact linear actuators retrofitted to roll transfer machinery
Universal Robot boosts efficiency in glass manufacturing
Universal Robot is cost-effective for tending CNC turning centre
Linear motion systems selected for performance and aesthetics
Speedy Rail units selected for production of timber frames
Specialist bearings developed for wind turbine applications
Reali-Slim bearings used in semiconductor processing
Thin-section bearings operate at -200 degrees C
Kaydon bearings used in CAT scanners

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